Southern Fiscal

Lanius collaris - Pie-grièche fiscale

Pie-grièche fiscale
adult
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Laniidés

  • Genus
    :

    Lanius

  • Species
    :

    collaris

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1766

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 23 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 25 à 52 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Southern Fiscal (Lanius collaris) is a species of bird in the Laniidae family.

Subspecific information 5 Subspecies

  • Lanius collaris aridicolus (sw Angola and nw Namibia)
  • Lanius collaris pyrrhostictus (ne Botswana, s Zimbabwe, sw Mozambique and e South Africa)
  • Lanius collaris subcoronatus (se Angola and c Namibia to n South Africa)
  • Lanius collaris collaris (s Namibia to s South Africa)
  • Lanius collaris marwitzi (ne, c and se Tanzania, n Malawi)

Foreign names

  • Pie-grièche fiscale,
  • Alcaudón fiscal,
  • Picanço-fiscal,
  • Fiskalwürger,
  • örvös gébics,
  • Gekraagde Klauwier,
  • Fiscal comune,
  • fiskaltörnskata,
  • Svartryggvarsler,
  • strakoš postriežkar,
  • ťuhýk afrotropický,
  • Sortrygget Tornskade,
  • kylälepinkäinen,
  • Fiskaallaksman,
  • botxí fiscal,
  • dzierzba białobarkowa,
  • Сорокопут-прокурор,
  • カタシロオナガモズ,
  • 领伯劳,
  • 南方伯勞〔領伯勞〕,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Grassland : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Shrub Dominated Wetlands ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Plantations, Rural Gardens, Urban Areas

Geographic range

Illustration

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